Nation, News, Religions
February 01, 2024
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UP: Hours After Court Orders, Prayers Performed Inside Cellar of Gyanvapi Mosque

VARANASI:Prayers were performed inside a cellar of the Gyanvapi mosque here on Wednesday night following court orders, president of the Kashi Vishwanath temple trust Nagendra Pandey said. Earlier on Wednesday, the district court ruled that a priest can perform prayers before the idols in a cellar of the Gyanvapi Masjid, a significant development in the […]

December 28, 2023
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Ayodhya: Booking to Avail ‘Aarti’ Passes for Ram Temple Begins

AYODHYA:The booking for obtaining ‘aarti’ passes kicked off on Thursday at the Ram Janmobhoomi temple ahead of the consecration ceremony of Ram Lalla on January 22. Aartis are performed three times a day (6:30 am, 12 pm, 7:30 pm) for Lord Ram Lalla for which passes are generated for the devotees, the section manager for […]

Nation, Religions
May 18, 2023
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UP Temple Bans Entry for Muslims, Introduces Dress Code for Hindus

ALIGARH:An ancient Hanuman temple in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh has banned the entry of Muslims and also issued guidelines for a dress code for Hindu devotees. Posters put up outside the temple in Achaltalab area, also known as the Gilhari Hanuman temple, say that Muslims are not allowed inside the shrine. The dress code for Hindu […]

March 06, 2023
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Devotees Throng Mondaikad Temple as Annual “Koda” Festival Begins

MONDAIKAD (TAMIL NADU):The 10-day “Koda” festival at the famed Mondaikad Bhagavathy Amman Temple in this coastal town began today with the traditional flag-hoisting (Kodiyettu) ceremony in the presence of thousands of devotees, drawn mostly from the southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Amid the chanting of “Amme Saranam, Devi Saranam’, the temple Tantri Edakkode […]

February 27, 2022
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Annual “Koda” Festival Begins at Mondaikad Devi Temple

MONDAIKAD (TAMIL NADU):The 10-day annual “Koda” festival of the famed Bhagavathy Temple in this coastal town began this morning with the traditional flag-hoisting (Kodiyettu) ceremony in the presence of thousands of devotees drawn from Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The temple Tantri Edakkode Sankaranarayanan and Melsanthi Vignesh Kurukkal initiated the festival rites in the presence of […]

February 25, 2022
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Kerala to Host Maha Kubera Yagam for the First Time in 700 Years

KOCHI:When the dreary Covid-19 episodes rattle crores of lives worldwide, a phenomenally propitious rare Yagam is expected to bring prosperity to multitudes at a sleepy village in picturesque Palakkad on the lap of God’s Own Country. The first-ever Maha Kubera Yagam to be held in 700 years will grace Kuberapuri, Chalavara, Palakkad from April 17 […]

January 31, 2022
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Visiting Temple is More Significant for the Believers: Minister VN Vasavan

MALLIYOOR:State Co-operative Registration Minister VN Vasavan on Thursday said that Temples and other places of worship are very important for mankind and believers. The temple visiting is very salient for the believers. When they were going to the secret places where they were worshiped and found relief from all the mental anguish they were suffering. […]

Kerala, Religions
November 15, 2021
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All Arrangements in Place for New Sabarimala Temple Season

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:The temple authorities and the priests will reach the temple later on Monday and begin their customary prayers ahead of opening the temple to the devotees at 5.30 p.m. But with heavy rains lashing the state, things appear to be in a state of flux with authorities putting up restrictions. The holy dip in the […]

April 17, 2021
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The 6th Online Edition of the Ketevan Sacred Music Festival Dazzles Audiences

GOA:The Ketevan, which was held virtually this year, awed thousands of worldwide viewers who tuned in to show their ongoing support and enthusiasm. The festival kicked off with the surreal Big Ocean Cantata which featured the Goa University Choir, Kushmita Biswakarma & Santiago Lusardi Girelli followed by, the Om Mani Padme Hum mantra by Serme […]